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Search for E-Books, music, maps, pictures and more in all of the CT libraries!

Have a question? “ResearchIT” with online ebooks, newspapers, and journals!

Take almost any class online. Universal class provides accounting, social work, history and so much more!

If you need job assistance or are looking to update your resume, this is the perfect place! There are so many features including, real-time interview practice, resume preparation, academic support, online coaches, etc.

Data Axle Reference Solutions, formerly Reference USA,  provides the best business and consumer data to library patrons. Need to find new prospects in an area near you with accurate and complete data? This is the database for you!

An online resource that helps children enhance their learning and reading skills. 

Build a love of learning and reading with BookFLIX. Children should always be learning new skills and exploring the world of exploration and knowledge. 




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The Friends of Portland Library funds BookFlix.

Consumer Reports is the place to go to find trustworthy information about new products that are continuously coming out. Feel a little safer and financially stable with Consumer Reports. 

If you are planning to get a learners permit or driver’s license, the best way to begin that process is by studying for the tests. This is the perfect website to find practice tests that will prepare you for the real thing. 

Read ebooks! Listen to audio books! Watch videos! With your Portland Library card and an OverDrive app, you can borrow/place holds on 10 titles. Enjoy!

The digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles are available to choose from, with more being added daily. You must have a valid Portland Library card to set up an account on Hoopla and you may borrow up to 5 items a month.

Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.

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